The Idaho Republican Party’s lawsuit against the state of Idaho seeking to close the state’s primary elections has been sitting in federal court for a month, but the state hasn’t responded. The reason? They’ve never been served with the lawsuit. “As best as I can determine, we have not been served with that lawsuit,” said Bob Cooper, spokesman for the Idaho Attorney General’s office. “When you’re named in a lawsuit, the court activity doesn’t begin, you have to serve the complaint upon the respondent.” That hasn’t occurred, he said/Betsy Russell, Eye On Boise. More here
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